Daily API RoundUp: Google Partners, JustVisual, EVE Online and more

Every day, the ProgrammableWeb team is busy, updating its three primary directories for APIs, clients (language-specific libraries or SDKs for consuming or providing APIs), and source code samples. If you have new APIs, clients, or source code examples to add to ProgrammableWeb’s directories, we offer forms (APIs, Clients, Source Code) for submitting them to our API research team. If there’s a listing in one of our directories that you’d like to claim as the owner, please contact us at editor@programmableweb.com.

APIs

Six APIs as well as some new libraries and source code samples have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in the past day. Here’s a summary of what’s new.

EVE Online provides a futuristic online gaming experience. It casts its players as elite spaceship pilots using sandbox gameplay and skill-based progression. The EVE XML API is an HTTP read-only API that lets users access public information and private character or corporation information from EVE Online.

EVE Online API
image: YouTube - EVE Online
 

We’ve primarily categorized the EVE Online XML API under the Games category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Games APIs.

The Object RTC API is provided by WC3. The API provides developers instructions and access to WebRTC. The API provides calls to send and retrieve media from various browsers and devices using real-time protocols. We’ve primarily categorized the Object RTC API under the WebRTC category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of WebRTC APIs.

The Google Partners API is a REST and RPC API. THe Google Partners API gives developers tools to help with advertisers’ abilities to search certified companies. It also allows for creation of contact leads within the companies. This API is also helpful with audits and monitoring the usage of clients. We’ve primarily categorized the Google Partners API under the Advertising category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Advertising APIs.

JustVisual is an image recognition service used by merchants in the United States. They provide a JustVisual Visual Search REST API for finding similar looking products such as furniture, flowers and plants, as well as adoptable pets. The API also provides a method for uploading and tagging images.

Just Visual API
image: JustVisual.com

 

We’ve primarily categorized the JustVisual API under the Search category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Search APIs.

epguides has been cataloguing TV shows, episode titles, and broadcast dates for over 7,000 shows since 1995. The epguides REST API allows developers to access and integrate information about TV episodes for many television shows. Example API methods include retrieving all of the episodes of a TV show, retrieving the last episode of a TV show, and retrieving the first episode of a TV show. epguides was built and is provided by Fredrik Carlsen. We've primarily categorized the epguides API under the TV category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of TV APIs.

Submitia provides publishers with SEO tools. The Submitia Captcha Solver API decodes images and provides text answers within 5 to 10 seconds, for a small fee. Some example API methods include decoding captchas on websites, uploading images, and retrieving decoding token information. We’ve primarily categorized the Submitia Captcha API under the Captcha category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Captcha APIs.

Clients

Recent additions to the Clients area of the ProgrammableWeb directory include two libraries for developing with LinkedIn. The LinkedIn .Net Library by oldlamer is a .NET library that works with LinkedIn from .NET applications. It allows users to share and retrieve updates, send messages and invitations, get information about user profiles, join and leave LinkedIn groups, post comments and likes, and run complicated queries via LinkedIn Search API. The LinkedIn .Net Library by Tanveer Yousuf is a library that allows developers to make LinkedIn API calls in a Microsoft .NET application. The library is built on top of the Owin framework for integration with LinkedIn external login, provider comes out of the box.

Source Code

Added recently to the source code area of the directory are several source code samples for the Vine video-sharing service. Vine API Node.js Source Code includes API code snippets that provide Get Notifications, Get Popular, Get Single Post, Get Tag, Get User Data, Get User Data-Self, Get User Timeline, and Delete Logout in Node.js language. And Vine API PHP Source Code provides similar API code snippets in PHP. Other Vine code samples listed include Python, Ruby, JAVA, and .Net language samples.

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